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Racine Financial Empowerment Center Earns 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award

RACINE – Last week, the Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) was announced as one of the recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards, by Governor Tony Evers. The 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards honored recipients in one of three categories – individual, organization, or legacy – for providing exceptional financial literacy and capability skills […]

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City Launches Financial Empowerment Center Monday

RACINE – The City of Racine will announce the official opening of the Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) at a virtual press conference at noon on Monday (Dec. 7). The Racine FEC will offer free, professional, one-on-one financial counseling to help City of Racine individuals and families with low to moderate incomes, manage their finances; […]

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Racine Residents Encouraged To Claim Child Tax Credits

CITY OF RACINE – Eligible families are encouraged to claim the Child Tax Credit (CTC), a newly expanded federal tax credit of up to $300 per child paid monthly. The City of Racine is offering to help families navigate the required steps through its Financial Empowerment Center (FEC). “Thanks to President Biden, Racine families have an extraordinary opportunity […]

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Dasheika Kidd Appointed to Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council

MADISON – Dasheika Kidd, of Racine, is among 30 people appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion. The new council, announced by Gov. Tony Evers this week, will provide strategic guidance to the governor, the lieutenant governor, and the Department of Administration while developing a sustainable framework to promote and advance diversity, […]

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City of Racine to Provide Free Financial Counseling to Low-Income Residents

RACINE, Wis. – Racine was selected yesterday by the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) to receive funding and technical support to extend financial empowerment programming to low-income residents for free. The city is one of six chosen nationwide to receive professional, one-on-one financial counseling as a public service. Cities for Financial Empowerment […]